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  • Clegg on cost of living
    Article: May 2, 2017
    I got to know Theresa May reasonably well in government, former Deputy Prime Mimnister Nick Clegg said today. We sat next to each other around the cabinet table for half a decade. I witnessed her strengths - methodical, thorough - and her weaknesses too - technocratic, inflexible. But generally I found she was someone who would stick to what she had said.
  • No hard Brexit
    Article: Apr 23, 2017

    Tim Farron has ruled out doing any coalition deals with Theresa May or Jeremy Corbyn after the election.

    Every Liberal Democrat vote and every Liberal Democrat MP elected is a challenge to Theresa May's Hard Brexit agenda. In the next parliament we will fight to stop a disastrous Hard Brexit, keep Britain in the Single Market and make sure people have their say on the final Brexit deal in a referendum with remain as an option.

  • Nuf said
    Article: Mar 14, 2017

    So what's bothering them? Why the sour faces? Surely this is the moment of their greatest triumph? Surging ahead of Labour in the polls. The snarling Right-wing press firmly on side. Only a tiny number of recalcitrant Conservative MPs. And the Article 50 letter, triggering the final steps towards the Promised Land of Brexit, tantalisingly close, writes Nick Clegg, the Liberal Democrats' spokesman on Europe, in today's Evening Standard.

  • Cllr John Shipley OBE
    Article: Mar 8, 2017

    International students generate £514m to the economy in the North East of England and support over 2,000 jobs, according to an analysis by UniversitiesUK.

    The research also found overseas students spent a total of £256m off-campus in the region.

    Lord John Shipley, former Leader of Newcastle City Council and Liberal Democrat Brexit Spokesperson for the North East, commented:

  • Italians for the EU
    Article: Mar 4, 2017

    More backing in Newcastle today for Britain to keep its place in the EU's single market

  • Greeks for EU
    Article: Mar 4, 2017

    Greek show of support at today's march in Newcastle

  • Cumbrian Liberal Democrat
    Article: Mar 4, 2017

    People from all over the north flock to Newcastle to show their suport for the EU single market and Britain's future in it

  • Young people for EU
    Article: Mar 4, 2017

    More young people than any other age group think that the UK would be better off in future by remaining in the EU single market

  • Nuf said
    Article: Mar 4, 2017

    The future would be brighter inside the Single Market than on the outside hoping for the best

  • Tynedale and Hexham Lib Dems
    Article: Mar 4, 2017

    Liberal Democrats from Hexham and Tynedale want to Remain in EU